If you have thought about trying to kick a smoking habit, you’re not alone. Nearly seven out of 10 smokers say they want to stop. Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health — smoking harms nearly every organ in your body, including your heart. Nearly one-third of deaths from heart disease are the result of smoking and secondhand smoke.

A person exhaling vapor

You might be tempted to turn to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a way to ease the transition from traditional cigarettes to not smoking at all.

But is smoking e-cigarettes (also called vaping) better for you than using tobacco products?

Can e-cigarettes help you to stop smoking once and for all?

MOST importantly will buying a vape from a local store or verified online retailer get me or my loved ones killed?